Art: Gershwin Show

A peculiar memorial to the late George Gershwin appeared last week in the form of a record made in England by Columbia. Gershwin—King of Rhythm is distinguished by sweet & low singing of The Man I Love by Hildegarde, tremolo rendering of a Gershwin tune on the harmonica by Larry Adler, and the cultivated, funereal tones of an English master of ceremonies paying tribute to the composer in odd counterpoint to the smooth, Hebrew melodies of the Jazz King. While this curio was being put on sale in Manhattan phonograph shops, one of...

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